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Full Name: William Smith Anthony Cummock
Rank Last Held: Lance Bombardier
Forename(s): William Smith Anthony
Surname: Cummock
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 25538
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Gunner
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Mr J. Cummock (father), Galloway, Otago, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Galloway, Otago, New Zealand
Military District: Alexandra, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 3rd Division (IP)
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: New Zealand Artillery, 35 Battery
Embarkation Date:
  • November 1940
  • 1941
Place of Embarkation:
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel: Rangatira or HMNZS Monowai
Destination:
  • Fiji
  • Egypt
Nominal Roll Number:
  • WW2 3
  • WW2 4
Page on Nominal Roll:
  • WW2 109
  • WW2 85
Campaigns: Western Desert
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Artillery, 4 Field Regiment
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 31 October 1942
Age at Death: 28
Year of Death: 1942
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference: I. C. 23.
Biographical Notes: William Cummock was the son of James Cummock, and of Ellen Cummock (nee Birnie), of Galloway, Otago, New Zealand.
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